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Allergenicity Assessment of GM Plants: Stakeholders to Support Working Group

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is setting up a stakeholder consultative group to support its upcoming work on the allergenicity assessment of genetically...

Counseil D’Etat: Certain Organisms Obtained by Mutagenesis Must Comply with GMO Regulations

Seized by associations and unions, the Council of State judges that the organisms obtained by certain mutagenesis techniques must be subject to the regulations...

EU Calls for Study to Justify 2018 Legislation on Gene Editing

In 2018, the landmark decision by the European Court of Justice changed the way gene editing technology should be treated under EU law. The...

Rothamsted Responds To New PM’s Pledge On GM Crops

Statement from Professor Achim Dobermann, Director and Chief Executive of Rothamsted Research, in response to PM Boris Johnson’s pledge yesterday “…to liberate the UK’s...

Europeans on Today’s Food Issues: New EU-Wide Survey Came Out On First World Food Safety Day

Two in 5 Europeans take a personal interest in food safety and only 1 in 5 say it is their main concern when choosing...

Gene Edited Food Imports Into EU Will Be Almost Impossible To Spot

European law currently requires food packaging to be labelled GM if more than 0.9% of any one ingredient is genetically modified. But Rothamsted’s Professor Johnathan...

Uganda Parliament Passes GMO Bill

The Parliament of the Republic of Uganda finally passed the Bill designed to provide a regulatory framework for the safe development and application of...

You’re Not Welcome Here

We are living in a new Dark Age in Europe where innovation and technology are being rejected at an alarming rate. While reactionary pressure...

Bayer to Appeal Against Recent General Court Verdict on Neonicotinoids

Bayer will appeal against the recent ruling of the General Court of the European Union in Case T-429/13. The company is concerned that the...

Genetic Engineering Researcher: Politicians Are Deaf to People’s Ethical Concerns

While a many Danes question whether genetically modified foods are unnatural, this concern is much less apparent among politicians, according to Professor Jesper Lassen...